Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Marvel superheroes power up Lego's sales

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Models of superheroes and villains from Marvel’s “Avengers” movies helped lift first-half sales at Lego, as the Danish toymaker continued...

Pound plunges below $1.20 as snap election speculation swirls – business live

8.53am BST08:53 There’s been a lot of political drama already today, which is helping to push sterling deeper into the mud. Already: Conservative MP Justine Greening,...

STV boosts profits by 10% in face of national advertising doldrums

STV has reported operating profits up 10% despite flat advertising revenue. The Glasgow-based media company increased its earnings from...

Tesco Bank sells 23,000 mortgage loans to Halifax – what it means for customers

MORE than 23,000 Tesco Bank mortgage borrowers will be moved to Halifax as the supermarket bank has confirmed plans to sell its mortgage...

China-U.S. Meet Muddle, Manufacturing Slump, BOJ Call: Eco Day

© Reuters. China-U.S. Meet Muddle, Manufacturing Slump,...

Brexit weighs on Germany’s export-led manufacturers

Germany’s export-dependent economy is suffering from a Brexit shock which, along with the rise in global trade tensions and structural changes in the...

Asia stocks dented by trade war, Brexit showdown paralyzes pound

TOKYO (Reuters) - Global stocks faced headwinds on Tuesday, stymied by U.S.-China trade frictions while the British pound flirted with 2 1/2-year lows...

One in six mortgage borrowers fear they will still be repaying it at 65,...

SEVENTEEN per cent of mortgage ­borrowers — one in six — think they will still be repaying it at 65, a poll reveals. And...

JCB warns India’s banking crisis is hurting demand

JCB, the UK manufacturer of the ubiquitous yellow construction diggers, has warned that a crisis in India’s banking sector is hitting demand in...

What cars and underwear say about India's slowdown

India's economic slowdown is affecting a number of industries, including some very surprising ones. READ SOURCE

Walmart's Mexico unit springs into same-day delivery, taking on Amazon

FILE PHOTO: Walmart signs are displayed inside a Walmart store in Mexico City, Mexico, March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido/File PhotoMEXICO CITY (Reuters) -...

Johnson threatens to call October 14 election

Boris Johnson has raised the stakes over Brexit by threatening to call an October 14 general election if rebel Tory MPs join forces...

Stocks slip on tariffs, Argentina hit by capital controls

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures dove on Monday after Washington and Beijing placed new taxes on each other’s goods, while Argentina...

IFS: government needs extra £5bn to fund spending promises

The Treasury will need to find an extra £5bn from next year to fund the government’s spending promises, according to the Institute for...

Trump firm pledges to fund new school as part of luxury housing deal

The Trump Organization has promised to fund a new school and a health centre in order to win permission for a luxury housing...

Facial recognition technology scrapped at King's Cross site

Facial recognition technology will not be deployed at the King’s Cross development in the future, following a backlash prompted by the site owner’s...

B&M is having a massive clearance sale – and prices start from just 50p

BARGAIN hunters looking to spruce up their home will be interested to know B&M has launched a huge sale with prices starting from...

Where to buy cheapest school uniform from £4.50

SCHOOL uniforms is a parental expense that is impossible to avoid, and it can cause quite the dent in your wallet over the...

End of the Road Festival, UK — familiarity and adventure

There are many familiar features and fixtures at the End of the Road Festival, the modestly sized four-day event in the grounds of...

Hebridean firm does deal to sell seaweed across Europe

Seaweed from the Outer Hebrides is to be sold across Europe under a deal with Univar Solutions. The ingredients distributor...

Deutsche CEO to invest 15% of monthly net pay in bank's shares

FILE PHOTO: CEO Christian Sewing at the annual shareholder meeting of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, May 23, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File PhotoFRANKFURT (Reuters)...

Manufacturing takes biggest hit for seven years

UK manufacturing output tumbled at the fastest rate in seven years in August, as Brexit uncertainty and the global economic slowdown...